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Polish mountain biker lands world’s first quadruple tail whip – video

Dawid Godziek of Poland landed the world’s first quadruple tail whip trick on a mountain bike at an event in Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany on Wednesday.’It was a really tough one,’ Godziek said after the successful jump. ‘My body is destroyed, but it was de…

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‘I was more scared of being alone than of not walking’ – Vogel on her crash & her future

Double Olympic cycling champion Kristina Vogel on coming to terms with the crash that has left her paralysed.

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Vuelta a Espana 2018: Simon Yates maintains overall classification lead

Great Britain’s Simon Yates maintains his overall lead at the Vuelta a Espana as Canada’s Michael Woods wins stage 17.

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Simon Yates holds firm on brutal final climb to retain Vuelta lead

• Alejandro Valverde trims Briton’s lead after late surge• Michael Woods rises through mist to take stage 17Great Britain’s Simon Yates saw his Vuelta a España lead trimmed on Wednesday’s 17th stage but his chances of overall victory remain good with o…

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Tears won’t help and I want to give something back, says paralysed Vogel

World and Olympic champion Kristina Vogel, who was paralysed in a training crash in June, says she wants to “give something back” to cycling.

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Road World Championships: Simon & Adam Yates lead British team as Thomas & Froome miss out

Vuelta a Espana leader Simon Yates and his twin brother Adam to lead Britain’s men’s team at the Road World Championships, but Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome will not be taking part.

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Vuelta a Espana: Britain’s Simon Yates increases lead as Rohan Dennis wins time trial

Britain’s Simon Yates increases his lead at the Vuelta a Espana as Australian Rohan Dennis earns a convincing individual time trial win.

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Simon Yates consolidates Vuelta lead with impressive time-trial ride

• Yates leads Valverde by 33 seconds with Kruijswijk up to third• Rohan Dennis wins stage 16 while Nairo Quintana fadesGreat Britain’s Simon Yates extended his a Vuelta a España lead with a strong showing in Tuesday’s individual time trial on stage 16….

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Simon Yates extends lead after Thibaut Pinot wins stage 15 of Vuelta

• Yates’s lead in Vuelta a España stands at 26 seconds• Briton in argument with Colombia’s Nairo QuintanaSimon Yates stayed in charge of the Vuelta a España after finishing third on Sunday’s 15th stage, which was won by the Frenchman Thibaut Pinot, wit…

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Tour of Britain 2018: Julian Alaphilippe seals victory as Caleb Ewan wins final stage

French rider Julian Alaphilippe wins the Tour of Britain as Australian Caleb Ewan takes sprint victory on Sunday’s final stage.

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Vuelta a Espana: Simon Yates increases his lead as Thibaut Pinot wins stage 15

Britain’s Simon Yates increases his Vuelta a Espana lead as Thibaut Pinot claims a summit victory on stage 15.

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Geraint Thomas: Tour de France champion signs new Team Sky contract

Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas signs a new three-year contract with Team Sky.

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Britain’s Rachel Atherton wins record fifth world downhill mountain biking title

Britain’s Rachel Atherton wins a record fifth women’s downhill mountain bike world championship with a dominant performance in Lenzerheide, Switzerland.

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Briton Atherton wins fifth mountain bike world title

Great Britain’s Rachel Atherton wins the women’s downhill final at the mountain bike World Championships in Switzerland to secure the title for a fifth time.

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Next stop Nevada: British cycle team aim at 90mph record

Amateur cyclist tests limits of pedal power in world speed record attempt using special ‘dolphin’ bicycleMost cyclists tootle around town at something like 10mph. Competitive amateurs might double that, while elite professionals can exceed 30mph on the…

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Julian Alaphilippe retains green jersey after gruelling Nottinghamshire stage

• Frenchman close to first stage race victory in two years• Team Sky’s Ian Stannard wins second-last stageThe Tour of Britain start on the outskirts of Nottingham was a sea of feathered Robin Hood hats and the race leader, Julian Alaphilippe, channelle…

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